Looking to get in on the houseplant craze? Here are the top plants on the rise for July.
It's no secret that houseplants are growing in popularity! Everyone across the globe is recognizing the benefits of growing houseplants. Not only are they great air purifiers, but growing houseplants can reduce stress levels and improve mood!
Trends we are seeing in the houseplant market as we enter July include pet safe plants, easy to care for plants that make a statement, and plants with unique colors! Avid houseplant collectors, mastering the art of using houseplants as home décor, are looking for eye-catching statement plants. Beginning plant parents tend towards smaller varieties that do well in lower light conditions. Whether you are an experienced plant parent or just starting out, there is something on this list for everyone!
#1 White Fittonia Nerve Plant
One of our favorite compact plant varieties! Fittonia Plants (also called Nerve Plants) are notable for being pet safe and fast growers. White Fittonia features green leaves with brightly contrasting white veins. Care is easy, since this plant lets you know exactly when it needs watered. Be on the lookout for drooping leaves, then give your plant a big drink of water! High humidity will also help this plant thrive. White Fittonia is very popular among pet owners and beginning plant parents!
#2 Raven ZZ
Raven ZZ plant is well known for it's signature black leaves. Like normal ZZ plants, Raven ZZ is a great plant option for low light areas. Though it is a slow grower, ZZ plants are virtually impossible to kill making a perfect option for a frequent traveler or beginning plant parent! Raven ZZ is also a great plant to use in home décor, due to how simple the care is. You can place this plant nearly anywhere in your home to make a statement!
#3 Tradescantia Zebrina
Tradescantia plants are known for their bright & vibrant colors! Zebrina is a trailing variety which displays purple, silver, and green colors. Tradescantia Zebrina is easy to care for, fast growing, and easy to propagate! This plant is perfect for hanging in a sunny window, where the sunshine will illuminate the shimmery, iridescent leaves! Tradescantia Zebrina is a great plant option for anyone who needs a little color in their life.
Honorable Mention: Butterfly Syngonium
Butterfly Syngonium (also called White Butterfly) has been a houseplant staple for a long time. You can always find this plant on the market, and many unique varieties have popped up in recent years. This plant has stuck around for so long, because it is one of the easiest plants to care for! It is known for being able to thrive in low light conditions, and for being very forgiving if you miss a watering. Butterfly Syngonium is very popular among beginners and a great option to train on a moss pole!
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